Certificate III in Pathways to Further Study

Certificate III   NRT
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Start date:
Mon 17 Jul 2017
 –   Randwick
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  • Pathways to Further Study course details

    Course description and aims

    This course provides a pathway to a recognised tertiary entry qualification and foundation skills for further study at Certificate IV level.

    Course outcomes and careers

    This course provides opportunities for employment requiring a Certificate III


    This course articulates into the Certificate IV in Tertiary Preparation.

    Depending on the units completed, this course:
    - may satisfy pre-requisite requirements for further study at tertiary level
    - will provide skills and knowledge for vocational study at Certificate IV

    Expected Outcomes

    This course is intended to provide learners with the following educational and
    vocational outcomes at Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) Level 3:

    - foundation skills for further study and work (reading, writing, learning,
    oral communication and numeracy) aligning to Levels 3 and 4 of the
    Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF)
    - opportunities for employment requiring a Certificate III level
    - a pathway to, and articulation into, a recognised tertiary entry
    qualification: the CIV in Tertiary Preparation.

    Entry requirements

    Certificate II or equivalent skills and knowledge.

    Enrol at any location

    Full Time
    Course type:
    HSC Preparation
    Course start:
    Mon 17 Jul 2017
    Course duration:
    18 Weeks
    Financial Assistance:
    Smart & Skilled
    18 Hours per week
    Smart and Skilled First Qual:
    Smart and Skilled Second Qual:
    Course Fee:
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    About offering:


    Attend the following information session to meet with the teaching staff, discuss the course and get more information about enrolment and next steps.

    Must attend a compulsory information session on Tuesday 20 June at 10:00am in at Randwick College, Main Campus, Corner of Darley Road & King Street, Randwick, Building A, Room A 113.

    Indicative timetable:

    You will need to attend approximately 18 hours of class a week over 5 days per week. An indication of how your weekly timetable may look is: Monday to Friday; 9:00am to 5:30pm depending on the subjects selected as per timetable.

    How to enrol or apply:

    To apply for this course you must meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria: http://sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled


    Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Create one and add Sydney TAFE to your account via the Manage Permissions page (code: 90003, name: TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute).

    Create your USI: https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi

    Find out more about applying and enrolling: http://sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/applying-and-enrolling

    Fee information:


    This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to Sydney TAFE and the government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

    The fee category that will apply to you depends on your eligibility and your individual circumstances. Your fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

    For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled.


    Instalment payment options are available for this course. For more information, see http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/fees-and-charges

    Find out more about financial assistance http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/financial-assistance


    You must have a Scientific calculator and closed footware for Science classes.


    Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

    Find out more about recognition: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/recognition

    Other Information:

    Students must have ROSA, completed year 10 or equivalent .


    NumberSubject nameNominal hours
    NSWTMTH308Apply introductory mathematical concepts and skills72
    NSWTEGL301Apply language and learning skills72
    NSWTMTH309Apply mathematical skills for further study72
    NSWTTMW301BApply team participation skills20
    NSWTLRN201BDevelop and implement plan for education and employment20
    NSWTLRN202BDevise strategies for own learning6
    NSWTHMN302Examine issues in contemporary Australian society72
    NSWTHMN303Investigate Australia's Asia Pacific relations72
    NSWTSCN312Investigate biological processes80
    NSWTSCN307Investigate physics concepts80
    NSWTSCN308Investigate the chemical nature of matter80
    NSWTSPG303BPrepare and deliver a formal presentation20
    NSWTLRN401Research for specific purposes20
    NSWTMTH307Use mathematics to solve a range of problems72



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